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Dr Craig Davies

Dr Craig Davies

Senior Manager, Climate Change Adaptation, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


Biography:

As Senior Manager (Climate Change Adaptation) at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Dr Craig Davies leads EBRD’s work on mainstreaming climate resilience into EBRD’s investment operations in Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Turkey and the Southern & Eastern Mediterranean.

Craig has a particular interest in climate change impacts on emerging economies and in the integration of climate resilience into investment planning across a range of sectors (e.g. infrastructure, water, power and energy, manufacturing and financial services).

He is actively involved in a number of international climate finance mechanisms such as the Climate Investment Funds and the Global Environment Facility. He joined European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in 2006 having previously worked at the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID). He completed his PhD in Environmental Technology at Imperial College London in 2001.

He is currently a Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) Policy Fellow and as he is one of the policy leads of the CSaP Policy Challenge on ‘climate resilience in the built environment’, he will be taking part in the Forum discussions centred on cities.

Keywords

  • climate change impacts on emerging economies
  • the integration of climate resilience into investment planning across a range of sectors, including infrastructure, water, power and energy, manufacturing and financial services
  • the role of international climate finance mechanisms (e.g. Climate Investment Funds, Global Environment Facility) in promoting climate resilience